quote by Howard W. Newton

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

— Howard W. Newton

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Tact quote Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look f

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.

Nobody wants to know a colored woman's opinion about her own status of that of her group. When she dares express it, no matter how mild or tactful it may be, it is called 'propaganda,' or is labeled 'controversial.' Those two words have come to have a very ominous sound to me.

Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.

Tact quote Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

... some people cannot bear the truth, no matter how tactfully it is told. No doubt the haughty, the tyrannical, the unmerciful, the impure and the fomentors of discord take a fierce exception to the Sermon on the Mount.

Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings.

There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant.

Prominent among them are probity, industry, good sense, good habits, good temper, patience, order, courtesy, tact, self-reliance, many deference to superior officers, and many consideration for inferiors.

Tact quote Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

A horse will never tire of a rider who possesses both tact and sensitivity because he will never be pushed beyond his possibilities.

The true gentleman is subtly poised between an inner tact and an outer defense.

Tact is the art of convincing people that they know more than you do.

So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact.

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.

Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy.

Without tact you can learn nothing. Tact teaches you when to be silent. Inquirers who are always questioning never learn anything.

To act honestly- even at the risk of saying the unpleasant truth, or of saying no and causing distress to others- if done with intelligence and tact, is the kindest thing to do because it respects our own integrity and acknowledges in others the capacity to be competent and mature.

Tact is rubbing out another's mistakes, not rubbing them in.

I always felt that a scientist owes the world only one thing, and that is the truth as he sees it. If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad. Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts.

Tact is the ability to make a person see lightning without letting him feel the bolt.

I have tales to tell, but I don't tell them. Discretion. Discretion.

What I lack in decorum, I make up for with an absence of tact.

So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact.

And remember that life's A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you'll move mountains.

The secret of man's success resides in his insight into the mood's of people, and his tact in dealing with them.

For whoever habitually suppresses the truth in the interests of tact will produce a deformity from the womb of his thought.

Tact is ability to see others as they wish to be seen.

What children, in fact all of us at any age, find frightening is unreliability and emotional coldness. The idea that you can't affect someone, that you can't see where they're coming from and can change tact at any moment.

Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were.

... the majority of colored men do not yet think it worth while that women aspire to higher education.... The three R's, a littlemusic and a good deal of dancing, a first rate dress-maker and a bottle of magnolia balm, are quite enough generally to render charming any woman possessed of tact and the capacity for worshipping masculinity.

The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate.

Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.

Lookin back on it at least my pride is in tact cause we said no strings attached and I still got tied up in that

Tact is the ability to step on a man's toes without messing up the shine on his shoes.

It is tact that is golden, not silence.

Tact is good taste in action.

You'll get mixed up, of course, as you already know.

You'll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

Any man with money to make the purchase may become a dog's owner.

But no man --spend he ever so much coin and food and tact in the effort-- may become a dog's Master without consent of the dog. Do you get the difference? And he whom a dog once unreservedly accepts as Master is forever that dog's God.

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